an easter picnic is my fave

April 16, 2014

boxed lunches for easter

I’m sharing these picnic lunches with parents in mind. The parents who will spend their weekend stuffing eggs and playing Easter Bunny. The parents who will realize at one point that all they’ve eaten is sugar snuck from those eggs and they need something with a little more substance. And then they’ll be handed one of these lunches while their kids are pushing over other kids in the name of jelly beans and they’ll just avert their eyes because it will be just that delicious.

boxed lunches for easter

boxed lunches for easter

boxed lunches for easter

I had Molly create the menu because she’s a food genius. You’ll be all set to picnic with:

– a baguette with prosciutto, brie, and jam
– an arugala salad with sliced radishes, hardboiled egg, and sesame dressing (2 parts tahini, 1 part honey, 1 part sesame oil, 1-2 parts soy sauce)
– fresh carrots and hummus
macaroon egg nests (simply bake with a divot in the center and then finished with melted chocolate and egg shaped candy)

boxed lunches for easter

boxed lunches for easter

Of course you’ll want to give this delectable lunch the packaging it deserves. Lucky for you, I teamed up with Avery and had Kirsten design a menu to include in the box and a label to top it with. All you have to do is print (they’re all set to fit Avery templates so you don’t even have to cut – yay for perforated edges!).

let’s picnic tag download (fits Avery Printable Tags 22802)
menu download (fits Avery Postcards 3263)

boxed lunches for easter

Let’s picnic!

menu and photos: Molly of the gorgeous (and witty) blog, My Name is Yeh
tag and menu design: Kirsten Bingham

Avery is a yamf sponsor, but I would love their products even if they weren’t. If you decide to have a different menu or want to write something different on the tag, use Avery Design & Print Online (which is free) to customize your own designs.


  • On April 16, 2014 , Rebekah said:

    Great, gourmet looking picnic!

  • On April 16, 2014 , Jess ~ Styled by Jess said:

    What an adorable lunch – love this idea!

  • On April 16, 2014 , Ashley said:

    This is such a fab idea. Love the presentation!

  • On April 16, 2014 , Jordan said:

    Absolutely darling. Love the idea!

  • On April 16, 2014 , Kristin said:

    What a cute basket!

  • On April 16, 2014 , Ashlae said:

    Yeh yeh yeh, Molly! This is equal parts genius and adorable.

  • On April 16, 2014 , melissa blake said:

    And now I’m excited for Easter!! Love this!!

  • On April 16, 2014 , Andi of My Beautiful Adventures said:

    How lovely!!!

  • On April 16, 2014 , Haylee said:

    This is such a great idea. I am absolutely obsessed with those invites, thank you so much for sharing a downloadable version!! Seriously that was really nice of you.

  • On April 17, 2014 , emily said:

    love this. now, where do you get the cute little mushrooms?

  • On April 17, 2014 , Lexi @ Glitter, Inc. said:

    This definitely makes me want to throw a little picnic this weekend!

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